Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), CCM

Medical/Healthcare Vallejo, California


Description

Position Title:                    Licensed Vocational Nurse
Program/Dept:                 CCM Case Management
Reports to:                         Clinic Nurse Manager
Classification:                   Regular, Full Time, Non-Exempt
Salary Range:                    26.92/hr + Full Benefits Package

Agency Description:       Founded in San Mateo, California, in 1964, Caminar’s thriving programs and services serve more than 14,000 individuals annually across San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Solano, and Butte Counties. Our nonprofit organization’s portfolio of behavioral health and supportive services empowers and supports individuals and families to move toward resilience, wellness, and independence. And, we are expanding our capacity to address the increasingly complex needs of individuals and families.  

Position Description:     Under supervision of the Manager, the LVN provides nurse case management and medication support and education to clients. The LVN will assist in engaging referred consumers in to services, and will coordinate services with program psychiatrist and other medical staff.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:       

  • Participate in treatment planning and implementation of services to provide support for client health-related outcomes.
  • Provide individual clients and other staff with medication education, as necessary.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of Caminar to ensure optimal pharmaceutical and client care services.
  • Provide client care as assigned on-site and in the community.
  • Meet documentation and billing standards set by Medi-Cal and Caminar.
  • Maintain client records and confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA standards.
  • Meet outcome targets for programs.
  • Attend and actively participate in team meetings as needed, communicating observations of client engagement in health-related goals and objectives, and assist in developing appropriate interventions.
  • Attend trainings as assigned including medication update in-service trainings.
  • Communicate in a timely manner changes in client health status, medical appointments, and follow through with scheduled appointments to treatment team.
  • Support and assist maintenance of client personal health, including attainment of and follow through with medical, psychiatric, and dental care.
  • Develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with all individuals served.
  • Facilitate and monitor client compliance with labs/blood work ordered by psychiatrists and community physicians.
  • Perform all job functions in cooperation with the supervisor, other staff on the team, and other service providers involved in the treatment effort, including sharing information regarding all important interventions.
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled supervision sessions with the Manager.
  • Participate in promoting a safe, healthy and clean working environment at all times consistent with applicable laws, industry standards and the agency’s own Health & Safety Program.
  • Promote within the agency and with the general public the philosophy and practice of social rehabilitation.
  • Complete and submit accurate time sheets and absence reports to Manager in a timely manner.
  • Drive own or agency vehicle to treatment destinations, as required; documenting and reporting mileage according to agency procedures, so that services can be provided in a timely manner; comply with agency vehicle policy at all times.
  • Actively nurture and advance the cooperative, harmonious and teamwork oriented environment Caminar strives to promote within the workplace; Through daily efforts and presentation promote an atmosphere of dignity and respect in line with the organization’s mission, philosophy, policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

Requirements, Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be passionate about Caminar's mission.
  • Must be licensed as an LVN in California.
  • Minimum one year of demonstrated work experience with SMI/DD is preferred.
  • Knowledge of social rehabilitation is preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance, as required by Title XXII, other licensing regulations, and Caminar practices.
  • This position requires frequent driving. A valid California driver license, reliable personal vehicle, current personal auto insurance as required by law, and an MVR sufficient to obtain and reasonably maintain insurability under agency auto liability policies are all essential job requirements. 
  • Must be able to pass post-offer, pre-employment medical and drug tests as required under State Community Care Licensing regulations and/or agency policies.
  • Must obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.

Caminar is a leader in providing innovative client-oriented behavioral health services and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our team.  Please visit our web site at www.caminar.org